Classic Lares Trek to Machu Picchu
Embark on a trek which allows you to interact with the friendly Andean locals and take in breathtaking Peruvian scenery as you make your way to the ancient Incan citadel of Machu Picchu. Starting in colonial Cusco you can acclimatize to the altitude with a day at leisure enjoying the sights of this gorgeous city or engaging in one of the area's thrilling activities such as paragliding or rafting. From here begins a rewarding 3 day trek through the Sacred Valley. As you ascend over mountain passes and through forested walkways you will pass through many native communities where traditional custom and dress are prevalent. Your Machu Picchu hike takes you past significant archaeological sites and ruins steeped in Andean history. The trek concludes in Aguas Calientes where tired bodies can relax with a well earned rest in the natural thermal pools.
The next day is the true highlight - a trip up to Machu Picchu. This magnificent UNESCO World Heritage site stands proudly on a mountain ridge fringed with forest. A full day visit and guided tour will enlighten you about the incredible structures of these ruins as well as give insights into the ancient Inca civilization that built them. For those seeking an active adventure that is immersed in history and culture, you will be rewarded when you visit the Sacred Valley and Machu Picchu.
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Meet local friendly Andean communities
Explore wonderful Cusco with its cobbled streets & Incan history & charm
Historic Sanctuary of Machu Picchu is one of the most important archaeological sites in the world listed as one of the New Seven Wonders of the world